In today’s modern society with its technological advances, it can be quite the tedious task trying to find the best thermostat for oil furnaces. Your choice of thermostat depends on what kind of features you want it to have, what type of heating or cooling system you need, and how you want to use it. No matter what you choose, it’s best to pick one that has a Wi-Fi capability feature. How does this benefit you? The system works like any other regular thermostat, but contains added features that will surely benefit your furnace energy efficiency. Below are three reasons why a Wi-Fi thermostat can make your life a little easier, and how it can save you money while you use it.
1. Control Your Thermostat Away From Home
Most modern Wi-Fi thermostats offer a smartphone feature that allows you to control your thermostat temperature while you’re away from home. Perhaps you’ve left the house on a cold day in winter, and you forgot to turn down your heating system. No problem! Conveniently turn your thermostat down from your wireless device, such as a smartphone or tablet. With high heating oil prices and the possibility of wearing out your oil furnace, this feature will also end up saving you money in the long haul. You may also program your temperature settings on your computer while you’re away at work, allowing you to later come home to a warm house. As Smart Home implies, the future of comfort control is now.
2. Adjust Settings To Save Money
During the winter, it can be difficult to estimate how much you’re actually paying to run the heater. And when the gas utility bill arrives in the mail, it can be an expensive disappointment. Luckily, smart Wi-Fi thermostats have recognized this issue. Alan Henry, a writer for Life Hacker, explains that on most modern thermostats, you can easily see how much you’re spending on the remote interface. It doesn’t get much simpler than that! From there, you can tweak the programming to further save you money. This may include programming a permanent temperature, setting time limits, or analyzing your energy consumption in real-time to further adjust the most energy efficient settings for your furnace.
3. Easy Installation
What makes using a Wi-Fi thermostat so easy is that it works around your schedule and gets to know you. Yes, modern thermostats have the programming capable of getting to know your temperature patterns, and using them to your benefit! The best part of installing a Wi-Fi thermostat is that you can regularly check up on your temperature settings via smart phone, tablet, or computer.
Oil Heat Company in New Jersey
But before you invest and install a hassle-free Wi-Fi thermostat, be sure to contact a home comfort specialist at Lawes Company to make sure your home is equipped and capable of using one. And remember, if you are ever in need of an emergency heating repair, contact Lawes today by calling 732-741-6300. Lawes is a family company that has been serving New Jersey for 88 years with competitive prices.